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The 2002 Best of What’s New Readers’ Choice Poll
The results are in! Readers voted for their favorite 2002 Best of What's New award winners. Drum roll, please ...
New Science for the Murder Victim Search
A researcher is building a tool that will help police locate a body earlier -- and possibly tell when the victim died.
Is Science Right?
Politics: Outgoing Armey says liberals don't have sci-IQ.
To an insect, air is as thick as oil. Michael Dickinson pursues the sticky question of how these creatures maneuver so flawlessly. The answers could spawn tiny new flying machines.
Tower of the Sun
It's huge, it's green--and it may even happen.
The Plague of Evolution
Nothing holds down world population quite like jumping genes.
Science of Art: Walking on the Wind
The evolution of bizarre machines that walk when powered by gusts of wind.
The Botox Club Cure
Medicine: Botox can also help the genuinely young.
Preventing a Pox Americana
Epidemiology: The government may let you have a smallpox injection, if you choose. Should you get one?
If he only had a brain ...